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Auction 145, Lot 557

"[Title on Verso] Die Statt Trier", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Trier, Germany

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Black & White

15.1 x 9.8 inches
38.4 x 24.9 cm
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A finely rendered late 16th century view of Trier along the Mosel River with individual renderings of each building, the city walls, and the busy river flowing in front of the city. The official coat of arms is featured at top center, and the small banner cartouche is supported by cherubs. German text and title on verso.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #158-33.

Condition: A

A bright, clean example with a few small holes and light soiling all confined to blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/12/2013